Posts Tagged ‘Mark Morris Dance Group’

Don’t Be Bored: Praise the Cultural Edifice

Mark Morris Dance Group’s weekend run at the Kennedy Center offers both temporal bliss and a textbook study in American arts funding. Thanks to a generous investment by the Kennedy Center, the company will perform “L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato,” a 1988 evening-length work set to an oratorio by Handel, with live accompaniment by [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 23

You might ask yourself, "Is there a spiritual component to Far Out vs. Hot Dang?" The answer is no. You might note to yourself, "in a cosmological sense, the use of the words 'far' and 'hot' creates a mild paradox." You might be right. And y'know what, D.C.? We're glad you're thinking about us all [...]

Mark Morris Dance Group at GMU Tonight and Tomorrow

A couple of years ago, the Kennedy Center’s president, Michael Kaiser, remarked in a Huffington Post blog piece about his worries for the future of modern dance.
“Virtually every great modern dance company was founded more than 40 years ago. Where is the current, not to mention next, generation of great modern dance companies to carry [...]